• Short Summary

    People pray for rain and it comes. Rain helps in the fields of Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hong Kong. Two Year Drought Ends".

    New Territories, Hong Kong.

    GV Dry fields in Hong Kong. SV Water being scooped from hole and thrown onto field. CU Water pouring onto parched earth.

    GV Crowds gathered for festival. CU Idol called Tin Hau (Heavenly Queen) CU Pan woman praying to idol. CU Pan man beating drum. GV People in procession and already it has started to rain. SV Pan small child on one wheeled cycle. CU Elderly woman watching wearing wide hat. SV Small girl balancing on float. SV. Two women and baby sheltering under plastic mac.

    GV The procession out in the country. LV ditto. Pan to crop. CU Rain beating in puddles. SV ditto. Pan to crop. CU ditto.

    (F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1759.05
    Media URN:
    54435
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:49:00 / 01:23:56:00
    Canister:
    64/41

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